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Housewives Star Identified as Owner of Burning Car Found with Dead Bodies

March 20, 2017

PATERSON, NJ - According to multiple reports, the burning car that was found in Paterson on Friday with two unidentified male bodies is registered to Housewives of NJ alum Kim DePaola.

Around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning police and fire  officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near the 500 block of East 28th Street in Paterson. 

Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish ...

Teen Struck and Killed in Westfield by Off-Duty Trooper

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 13-year-old girl was killed in Westfield Saturday night after she was struck by a service vehicle driven by an off-duty New Jersey State Police Trooper, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Sunday.

The girl’s name has not yet been released. She was reportedly a freshman at Westfield High School, playing a scavenger hunt game with friends when she ...

2016 Tour of Somerville Winner Dies Days After Vehicle Collision in Canada

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Canadian cyclist Ellen Watters, winner of the 2016 Tour of Somerville Pro Women’s Race, has died after a collision with a car in the province of New Brunswick where she grew up.

Watters, 28, had returned to her hometown from her residence in Ottawa to be with family for the Christmas holiday. She was cycling on a rural roadway when the collision occurred two days prior ...

Home Health Aid Rips Off Estate of Denville Senior, say Police

DENVILLE, NJ - An elderly Denville man's home caregiver stole thousands from his estate during 2015, said police on Tuesday.

They said the senior citizen's home health care aid, Sao Brown, 52, of West Orange, took about $8,000 from the financial estate in a series of transactions that were only recently discovered. Police said the thefts took place "over the last year," but ...

Randolph's Brendan Fletcher Reaches Top 8 on NBC’s “The Voice”

LOS ANGELES, CA - “And though the course may change sometimes, rivers always reach the sea,” Led Zepplin, Ten Years Gone

After years of changing his course, living in New Jersey, Boston, Brooklyn, and Charleston, all while singing in small local bars, at open mic nights, and working as a bartender to make ends meet, Randolph’s Brendan Fletcher always ...

TAPinto Westfield Reaches More than 1 Million Pageviews in 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ —  TAPinto Westfield shattered records last month when the local news site reached more than 1 million pageviews in 2016.

The only professional news source dedicated to Westfield, NJ, news 24 hours a day, seven days a week, TAPinto Westfield is part of TAPinto.net, a network of locally owned and operated online news sites.

“I’m especially proud of our ...

Elizabeth Native Diagnosed With Rare Brain Tumor

ELIZABETH, NJ – When 28-year-old, Elizabeth resident Mike Georgevich was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, his sister Nicole didn’t hesitate to spring into action. Along with family and friends, she set up a GoFundMe to help raise funds for her brother’s upcoming surgery and potential rehabilitation thereafter.

“People's reactions and stories of their own ...

Airman Surprises Brother at Passaic Valley Pep Rally

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - U.S. Airman Joe Kocotos soldier surprised his younger brother Tony on Friday at Passaic Valley's emotional and unforgettable pep rally.

Superintendent Dr. JoAnn Cardillo, Principal Rotella and the entire staff, and students at Passaic Valley Regional High School came together to help welcome back Kocotos who served in the US Air Forces during their ...

"The Voice" Contestant Brendan Fletcher Reflects on Growing Up in Randolph NJ

RANDOLPH, NJ- Everyone loves the underdog. The quiet, humble, hard-working kid who makes it big. For Randolph’s own Brendan Fletcher, the foggy, windy road he has been traveling, has suddenly opened up like an empty three lane highway on a clear sunny day.

“Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be where I am today,” said Fletcher.

Where Fletcher ...

Willowbrook Mall Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

WAYNE, NJ - A note found at Willowbrook Mall Monday evening forced an evacuation after details stated there were multiple bombs planted.

One shopper took to social media to describe her experience stating that officers rushed in with "big guns" drawn, instructing patrons to exit immediately.

After the evacuation, police officials stated that there was no threat ...

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